Apr 19, 2021  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [Current Academic Year] 
    
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Business Administration [Graduate Certificate]


This program enables individuals without undergraduate business degrees to gain business knowledge for personal or career advancement in the basic functional business disciplines. Students with previous equivalent undergraduate coursework may be waived for up to six hours.

The GMAT/GRE admission requirement for the Master of Business Administration  program is waived for applicants who earned a cumulative 3.5 GPA in this certificate program.

Program Admission


Applicants must meet the following requirements

  • Complete a Graduate Application
  • Submit official transcripts from all previously attended colleges/universities (EMU alums do no need to request official transcripts).
  • Have earned a four-year baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution, or an equivalent degree from a non-U.S. institution.
  • A minimum cumulative undergraduate grade point average of 2.7 on a 4.0 scale, or 3.0 in the last half of the undergraduate program.
  • Submit a signed “Gainful Employment Statement” with the graduate application. 

The GMAT/GRE is not required for the graduate certificate programs.

International Applicants - International applicants must meet the Graduate School’s minimum requirements.

International Transcripts - Students with non-U.S. post-secondary credentials must submit an evaluation of their international transcripts from one of four approved evaluation services for a detailed, course-by-course report. Applicants should allow 2-6 weeks for the completed evaluation. Please visit International Admissions for additional information.

Advisor Information


Graduate Programs Office, 306 Owen, 734.487.4444, cob.graduate@emich.edu